Mike Mitchell

One Step To Take: FS Mike Mitchell

Bringing back a series I had a lot of fun exploring last offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game. The biggest area for…



Film Room: Mike Mitchell’s Hard Hitting Impact

I’ve spoken to this several times but I haven’t done the important part: show you guys. Mike Mitchell has a well-known reputation as a hitter. But beyond the actual blows he dishes out is the recognition of that by receivers going over the middle. It’s always in the back of…






Mitchell Takes Pride In Watching Young Secondary Players Develop

The Pittsburgh Steelers secondary went through quite a metamorphosis last season and that included the team’s top two draft picks, cornerback Artie Burns and safety Sean Davis, slowly being infused into the defense. As for Davis, who was initially asked to play in the slot before ultimately settling into a…


Mike Mitchell Drug Tested One Day After Mentioning James Harrison

File this under “things that make you go hmmm.” One day after Mike Mitchell mentioned he gained 10 pounds of muscle by taking on James Harrison’s workout regime, the NFL is subjecting him to a “random” drug test. Talked about training with @jharrison9292 this offseason and guess what. A “random” steroid…





Mike Mitchell Deserves Credit For Helping Young Secondary Learn The Ropes

Mike Mitchell is known for his big hits. And his celebrations. And yes, sometimes, his missed tackles. But leadership should join that list. He’s taken the young Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary under his wing to ease their transition into the NFL. We’ve already seen Sean Davis gives the Steelers’ safety credit….



2017 Offseason Questions: When Will Steelers Add More Safety Help?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…